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Planning Manager, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA

Job Description Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create? The Role: The Planning Manager is responsible for all activities related to materials management from forecasts to delivery including day-to-day communication and management of OEM partners, as it relates to planning and order fulfillment. This person has a business orientation and is responsible for working within the local and remote Operations team driving planning and order fulfillment. In this role, you will: · Drive solutions to reduce and eliminate any gaps in plans preventing meeting order schedule, including assisting in sourcing materials as required · Schedule and host meetings with manufacturing partners in U.S. and/or globally as required, reducing and eliminating shortages · Manage production planning · Coordinate forecast with corporate, develop build plan and communicate to all required parties · Verify fulfillment of build/ship · Plan and solve any roadblocks to meeting plan · Work with finance and other teams to monitor and report budget · Act as the primary liaison between the OEM and team in Sunnyvale monitoring, managing and driving the OEM to assure goals/schedule is being met · Be responsible for report generation and distribution · Represent the planning organization in internal program meetings
Basic Qualifications· Bachelor\u2019s degree in related field, or equivalent experience · 3 years Planning experience in a consumer market Segment Company · 3 years Supply Chain management experience · Experience with MS Office, specifically Excel · Understanding (and practical application) of LEAN
Preferred Qualifications· Master\u2019s degree · APICS certified · Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively to senior management, peers, and team members · A keen, flexible and aggressive intellect with superb conceptual thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills · Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully · Experience with LEAN manufacturing preferred · This role may require some travel Lab126 is part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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Planning Manager, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA, United States


Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Company Profile:
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.